Starting Points: Ensuring Effective Early Years Assessment

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Northern Centre 01/11/2017 £175 In stock
London Centre 14/11/2017 £175 In stock

Effective approaches to assessment and the subsequent use of evidence gathered lie at the heart of good practice and yet it is often the most contentious aspect. The role of observational assessment is critical in enabling practitioners to identify significant aspects of children’s learning and development, to successfully support and facilitate progress. It is a skilled and skilful process, both intuitive and deliberate and is neither clear cut, simple or straightforward
This in-depth course explores all aspects of assessment in the EYFS, including manageable and meaningful approaches to observations, recording and demonstrating progress – and provides opportunities for participants to review and utilise their understanding of the children they work with.


  • Clarity of how to use assessment to support learning.
  • Gain greater confidence in using observation based assessment.
  • Examples of strategies and tools to help support effective assessment.
Course type
One Day Course
Led by
Jan Dubiel, National Director
£175.00 exc. VAT
Additional Delegate Price
£150.00 exc. VAT
Heads, Deputy Heads, Senior Leaders, EYFS Leaders & Assessment Leaders